Tugela


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Tugela

(tuːˈɡeɪlə)
n
(Placename) a river in E South Africa, rising in the Drakensberg where it forms the Tugela Falls, 856 m (2810 ft) high (highest waterfall in Africa), before flowing east to the Indian Ocean: scene of battles during the Zulu War (1879) and the Boer War (1899–1902). Length: about 500 km (312 miles)
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Noun1.Tugela - a major waterfall in southern AfricaTugela - a major waterfall in southern Africa; has more than one leap
KwaZulu-Natal, Natal - a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; "Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994"
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This was their purpose: to get a grant of the land in Natal that lies between the Tugela and the Umzimoubu rivers.
1838: English settlers in South Africa defeated the Zulus at the Battle of Tugela.
1709: 1838: English settlers in South Africa defeated the Zulus at the Battle of Tugela.
On the train trip from Durban he noted the trenches along the Tugela River with their carefully constructed stone breastworks that had enabled General Botha's men to hold off
As General Sir Redvers Buller's relief column marched towards the besieged town of Ladysmith, positions were taken up near to the Tugela River and the artillery moved forward to bombard what were thought to be Boer defensive positions in the mountains.
(2014) The impact of smallholder irrigation on household welfare: The case of Tugela Ferry irrigation scheme in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa.
In true missionary spirit, veteran rural doctors Tony Moll and Francois Eksteen have turned Tugela Ferry's Church of Scotland Hospital into an international beacon of best prevention and treatment practice for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB).
However, a program designed to treat drug-sensitive TB offered little assistance for an under-diagnosed epidemic of drug-resistant TB, particularly once the world's first case to be defined as extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB)--the legacy of decades of substandard care under apartheid--was diagnosed in the South African town of Tugela Ferry.
Contract Awarded for its Tugela River Pedestrian Bridge (TRPB) project.
Smallholder irrigation schemes, agrarian reform and 'accumulation from below": evidence from Tugela Ferry, KwaZulu-Natal.
One of the suspects is claimed to have told investigators from the South African Police's elite unit The Hawks that Rod and Rachel had been wrapped in their sleeping bodies and thrown into the River Tugela.
Camp by Tugela Falls, second highest waterfall in the world with a 3,110ft drop, then follow the edge of the escarpment to river valleys and undulating moorlands with spectacular scenery.